Sea Palling Cycle Hire is situated on Regional Cycle Route 30 and offers the ideal gateway to the sights and sounds of rural Norfolk. Cycling unlocks nature like no other form of transport and is the ideal way to travel around our varied landscape.
We offer a free selection of circular routes to suit all, cialis or just hire your bikes and do your own thing.
There are many local places of interest which include:
Sea Palling Sand Dunes
Sea Palling is situated on the North Norfolk Coast between the coastal towns of Cromer and Great Yarmouth. From the coastal road the sand dunes create a unique and impressive backdrop for the unspoilt scenery.
Sea Palling is a small village with a population of around 400 and is popular during the holiday season. The beach in Sea Palling is recommended by the Marine Conservation Society for excellent water quality, shop and has retained its prestigious Blue flag status for 2010. From May until October a section of the beach is patrolled by lifeguards.
The village offers a well-stocked local shop and a range of coastal businesses including a café and two pubs.
The Windpump is a five-storey restored waterpump in the care of the National Trust. It is easily accessible by bicycle and is surrounded by Horsey Mere, there one of the Norfolk Broads. Visitors can climb to the top of the pump and learn about its restoration and history. This spot provides impressive views across the broads and surrounding coast.
If you choose to lock your bicycle up here, there is a pleasant circular walk which will take you through the Horsey Estate to the Nelson’s Head public house which serves delightful home-cooked food and local ales.
Waxham Great Barn
Built in the early 16th Century, the Great Barn was restored during the early 1990s using original building methods and materials. The original cattle sheds were developed in 2003 to include a café serving a range of light lunches and delicious cakes.
Happisburgh is a small coastal village with a stunning lighthouse as its main feature. The red and white stripes are clearly visible from the surrounding coastal roads and it is Norfolk’s oldest working lighthouse.
The village of Happisburgh also boasts St. Mary’s Church which was built in the 15th century and has a tower reaching 180 ft above sea level. On certain days in the year you can climb the 133 steps if you are feeling energetic, and enjoy the panoramic views from the top.
This is the largest Broad in Norfolk offering a visitor centre that has refreshments, toilets, and will point you in the right direction for marked, boardwalk trails.
Boat trips are available in the summer months, and numerous bird hides are strategically placed to benefit the keen bird-watcher or for anyone to appreciate the calm, unique views.
Wild horses are amongst the vast array of other wildlife.
Refreshments are served at the Pleasureboat, a pub on the edge of the Broad overlooking the water.
Although not as big as Hickling, this is the more likely place to see the Swallowtail Butterfly, Britain’s largest and one of the rarest, species of butterfly. The Marsh Harrier is also commonly seen flying across the broads at low height and is rarely seen in other parts of the UK.
There are no marked routes or facilities here, so if it is wet you will get muddy.